KMHA round-up, Nov. 23 to Nov. 25
Host Mystix manage one win
The Kamloops Royal Purple Mystix posted a 1-3 record in the bantam division at the Kamloops Female Ice Hockey Tournament on the weekend.
In their first game, Kamloops downed Williams Lake 2-1 before losing three straight — 3-1 to West Kootenay, 8-1 to Red Deer and 4-0 to Vernon.
Scoring on the weekend for the Mystix were Kendall Fitzgerald (2) and Coralee Mitchell (2).
Adding assists were Anna Morish and Makenna Fitzgerald.
Ashlynn Neurauter was in net for the win and she split time between the pipes with Sydney Carter the rest of the way.
Kamloops squad hosts tourney
The Kamloops Mystix posted one tie and three losses in the midget division at the Kamloops Female Ice Hockey Tournament on the weekend.
Kamloops opened with a 3-3 tie against Smithers before losing three straight — 7-2 to Cranbrook, 9-3 to Tri-City and 4-3 to Salmon Arm.
Recording points for the Mystix were Jordan Finnie (2G, 2A), Shelby Danielle (1A) and Marcella Mondin (1G, 3A), Shelby Danielle (3G, 1A), Larissa Kolle (1G, 1A), Sadie Colter (2A), Chloe Johnson (1G, 1A), Taylor Finnie (1G), Kathryn Cunningham (1G), Melissa Brunn (1G) and Brianne McCaffery (1A).
Sage Denault was in the Kamloops net for all four games.
Kelowna downed Tri-City 3-2 in a shootout in the championship game.
Lions set to welcome U.S. talent
The midget tier 1 Kamloops Lions are hosting a team from California at Memorial Arena on Saturday, Dec. 1.
Puck drop is slated for 7:45 p.m.
"We would like to get as many people out the the game as is possible and really show the U.S. team what a great hockey town we are," a Lions press release said.
Raiders salvage tie
The Kamloops Players Bench Raiders skated to a 1-1 tie with the hometown Salmon Arm Silvertips in peewee tier 2 play on Friday.
Carter Grice and Eric Marasco assisted on Breckin Erichuk's goal for the Raiders, who went with Ethan Langenegger between the pipes.
Hericanes second best
The Kamloops Hericanes won silver in atom play at the Kamloops Female Ice Hockey Tournament on the weekend.
Langley downed Kamloops 2-1 in the final, which the Hericanes reached by beating Surrey 7-3 in the semifinal round.
In round-play, Kamloops beat Chilliwack 18-2 and Penticton 10-3, but lost 6-4 to the eventual tournament champions.
Carsen Moffett, Katie Brayer, Natalie Knight, Cassidy Stasiuk and Camryn Filimek won Game MVP awards for the Hericanes.
Rebekah Schmutz backstopped Kamloops throughout the tournament.
Vernon cruises to win
The peewee tier 1 Kamloops Jardine's Blazers were beaten 7-2 by hometown Vernon on Sunday.
Scoring details were not provided.
Lions dump Salmon Arm
The peewee tier 3 North Kamloops Lions thumped Salmon Arm 8-2 in Sicamous on Saturday.
Recording points for Kamloops were Eric Bertuzzi (1G), Ben Ward (4G,1A), Josh Bymoen (1G), Haden Nordick (2G), Brandon Gremaud (1A), Hunter Dairon (1A), Kaden Dempsey (1A) and Lachlan Tomm (2A).
Nathan Nesci was the winning netminder.
Roughnecks dig up bronze
The Kamloops Roughnecks posted a 3-1 record and finished third at a 10-team atom tournament in Vernon on the weekend.
Wins came against the Kelowna Ice Crushers, 3-2, the Vernon Demons, 4-3, and the Vernon Mighty Ducks, 9-1.
Kamloops fell 4-1 to the Vernon Ice Rockets.
Recording points on the weekend for the Roughnecks were Ben Smith (3G, 1A), Xander Denis (1G, 6A), Domenico Comita (3G, 4A), Max Hinkson (1G, 2A), Kyle Proulx (4G, 1A), Josh Glover (1G, 1A), Aidan MacPhee (2G, 2A), Ben Anderson (2A), Keegan LeBlanc (2G) and Devin Smith (1A).
Sam Fawcett backstopped Kamloops.
Preds invade Lumby
The Kamloops Predators recorded one win, one tie and one loss at a peewee recreation tournament in Lumby on the weekend.
Kamloops tied Penticton 4-4, beat the Kelowna Predators 5-1 and lost 2-1 to the Kelowna Avalanche.
Recording points for the Predators on the weekend were Ryan Clark (1G), Jordan Calibaba (1G), Sage Pavlovich (2G, 1A), Kai Farenholtz (3G), Rhys Blundell (1A), Nolan Mongey (1G, 1A), Matthew Nixon (2A), Peter Buff (1G), Callum Gorman (1A) and Jacob Stewart (1G).
Josh Harris was played two games between the pipes for the Predators, with Clark backstopping Kamloop once.
Penticton too much
Penticton doubled the Kamloops Players Bench Predators 6-3 in bantam tier 2 play on Sunday.
Recording points for Kamloops were Rylan Van Unen (1G), Max Patterson (1G,1A), Ryan Ignace (1G), Michael Van Unen (1A) and Shae Bruyere (1A).
Reid Gladman backstopped the Predators.
The Jani-King Stars cruised to an 11-5 win over the Cap-It Truck Accessories Sharks in midget recreation play.
Recording points for the Stars were Lucas Colgan (3G), Jesse-Bingham Hall (2G, 1A), Dallas Stachoski (3G, 2A), Bowen Zimmer (1G), Shamus Stachoski (1G, 2A), Lucas Kemp (1G, 1A), Max Mittelsteadt (1A), Morgan Sakaki-Hodder (1A) and Justin Bruno (1A).
Cole Freere was in net for the Stars.
Cap-It went with Alex Cooper in net and received scoring from Robbie Shouldice (2G, 1A), Jeff Swarts (1G), Jake Latin (1G, 1A) and Greg Mercer (1G, 3A).
Struch nets winner
Adam Struch scored the game-winning goal in the midget tier 1 North Kamloops Lions' 5-3 win over Pursuit of Excellence (POE) of Kelowna on Sunday in the River City.
Jacob Coelho, Jackson Scott and Eric Nactigal gave the Lions a 3-0 lead, but POE stormed back. Struch capped the win with an empty-net marker.
Kyle Pouncy added four assists for the Lions and Riley Woodland earned the win in net.
Silverbacks best Bandits
The Scotiabank Bandits were downed 5-2 by the Salmon Arm Silverbacks in OMAHA action on Sunday in Sicamous.
Justin Vinterlik and Branden Toye scored for the Bandits. Zachary Kohorst and Bailey Monteith split goaltending duties.
Nailers on the road
The atom development Western Roofing Nailers tied a pair of road games in Vernon and Kelowna on the weekend.
On Saturday, the Nailers tied the Vernon WolfPack 1-1.
Brendan Kirschner assisted on Harrison Ewert's goal for Western Roofing, which went with Adam Niles between the pipes.
The Nailers tied 5-5 with the Kelowna Hawks on Sunday.
Recording points for Kamloops were Logan Stankoven (2G, 1A), Jacob Proulx (1G, 1A), Nolan Virgo (1G), Andrew Senger (1G), Noah Bradley (2A) and Mason Swanton (1A).
Austin Krug backstopped the Nailers.
Bantam Blazers .500
The bantam tier 1 Kamloops Jardine's Blazers posted a 2-2 record at a tournament in Abbotsford on the weekend.
Kamloops was victorious over Langley, 9-3, and Juan de Fuca, 4-3, but lost to Coquitlam, 4-3, and Kelowna, 5-2.
Recording points on the weekend for the Blazers were Dario Piva (3G, 1A), Tre Dupilka-Sales (2G, 3A) and Michael Fidanza (6A), Brendan Semchuk (2G, 2A), Jackson Caller (3A), Zander Buchanan (4G, 1A) Reade Bentz (3G), Soloman Seibel (3A) Tyler Baker (2G), Cody Allen (7A), Adam Toor (1G, 2A), Max Patterson (1A), Aidan Bar-Lev-Wise (1A), Tyler Ward (1G).
Semchuk, Bentz, Toor and Seibel earned Game MVP awards.
Spencer Eschyschyn picked up a pair of wins in the Kamloops net, with Daniel Toews between the pipes for two losses.
Titans post winning record
The Kamloops Titans finished with the second-best record at the annual Monashee Classic Pee Wee Tournament in Lumby.
Kamloops defeated Lumby 7-0 and Chilliwack 7-2, while falling to Westside 4-3.
Heart and Hustle game awards went to Liam Rose, Nathan Fraser and Alexander Viventi.
Scoring for the Titans during the tourney were Rose (5G,2A), Spencer Shyiak (4G,1A), Christopher Penner (2G), Viventi (2G), Kyle Brayer (1G,1A), Elijah Joly (1G,1A), Joseph Benastick (1G), Foster Wynne (1G) and Taylor Harnett (1A).
Atticus Foulds and Joly split netminding duties.